Ms. Phillips holds a BFA with Honors from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her primary training was at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting where she studied voice with Robert Perillo and Angela Vitale. She has also studied voice with Andrew Wade, Patsy Rodenburg and Walkton Wilson, and the Alexander Technique with Inbahl Zohar. Ms. Phillips has acted in New York City with the Judith Shakespeare Company, The American Globe, Bottom’s Dream, Todo Con Nada, and most recently, with Burning Boy Productions. She has acted regionally with the Texas Shakespeare Festival, Cold Comfort Theatre (ME) and the National Theatre (tour). She is also a founder and director of Shake Up Shakespeare, a company that creates in-the-classroom Shakespeare workshops for grade school children with a goal of establishing a student’s first experience with Shakespeare as theatrical, thrilling, accessible and ultimately, fun. Ms. Phillips has taught Voice, Speech, and Language since 1997 at the Stella Adler Studio.